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Computer Ergonomics: How Can Occupational Therapy Practitioners Help?

Course: #6130Level: Introductory 2 Hours 1731 Reviews

Occupational therapists who want to improve the ergonomics of clients who are using computers are the focus of this webinar. After learning the analytical tools to apply to their ergonomic knowledge, professionals will be able to make customized ergonomic product, environmental, and behavioral recommendations.

Please download the OSHA Booklet and OSHA Computer Workstation Checklist to use as resources when taking this course.

Course created on October 31, 2023

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 08084; CE Broker/2.0 CE Broker #20-1122602; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 90% of all ergonomic problems for people complaining of pain at their computers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 90% of the appropriate body mechanics, environmental, and exercise recommendations to address the needs of the client in the case study.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize one benefit of each ergonomic product listed in the course to make specific product recommendations for an individual client.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Ergonomics Definitions and Statistics
10-20 Minutes Ergonomic Risk Factors and Postures
20-25 Minutes Ergonomic Problems and Musculoskeletal Disorders
25-30 Minutes Assessment
30-35 Minutes Case Study: Alex
35-45 Minutes Onsite Assessment and Recommendations
45-60 Minutes Equipment Assessment/Onsite Assessment Review
60-65 Minutes Case Study: Janice
65-70 Minutes Decision-making Process
70-75 Minutes Decision-making Process
75-95 Minutes Recommendations: Environment, Body Mechanics, and Stretching; Quiz; Case Study
95-110 Minutes Product Recommendations
110-115 Minutes Putting It All Together: James Case Study and Written Report
115-120 Minutes Summary; Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Shaul Lent has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Shaul Lent has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course participation information

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 08084. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs/contact hours (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.

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